Sports fields drainage

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

Drainage work in West­ern Springs from Tues­day is lay­ing the foun­da­tion for bet­ter sports fields.

Im­prove­ments to stormwa­ter drains will al­low for sand car­pet­ing of the West­ern Springs outer sports fields over the next two years.

Sand car­pet­ing puts a layer of sand un­der the grass, im­prov­ing drainage for a bet­ter all­weather pitch.

Auck­land City Coun­cil says the up­grade will close a sec­tion of the foot­path link­ing Bul­lock Track to West­ern Springs Lake­side Park.

Ac­cess will be avail­able across the play­ing fields.

Work will take place from 7am to 5pm week­days for around eight weeks.

Sta­dium Rd will also be up­graded, with work start­ing on June 9 and ex­pected to run for six weeks. Work hours are 7am to 6pm, Mon­day to Satur­day.

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